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Current Projects

Blak Box – Four Winds – Blacktown

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE FROM 9AM THURSDAY OCTOBER 25 Urban Theatre Projects (UTP) is delighted to install its surround-sound pavilion, BLAK BOX at Blacktown Showgrounds in the heart of Western Sydney, from 9 January to 2 February 2019, in partnership with…

Right Here. Right Now.

RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW. is a new place-based festival launching in Blacktown. Led by seven Australian and two international artists, RIGHT HERE. RIGHT NOW. explores themes of contemporary feminism, cultural diversity, wonder, and intimacy in suburbia. Commissioned artists have been…

2200 Reviews

At the start of the year, we invited a few Western Sydney residents to join UTP for a regular date to a cultural event. We have chosen five experiences for the group to attend throughout the year. We organise the…

Talk Show: Hypothetical

At around 11 or 12 years old young people are starting to understand and grapple with abstract concepts like love, happiness and equality. They’re beginning to make decisions by thinking and analysing as opposed to only by feeling or experiencing.…

Team Trampoline (Meg Wilson & Nicole Barakat) in residence

Meg Wilson and Nicole Barakat (both visual and textile artists) recently collaborated with community and school groups from Blacktown and Western Sydney broadly, for a large-scale installation project over the course of 5 weeks from 4 June- 6 July, 2018.…

B-Side

Initiated in 2013, B-Side gives First Peoples artists the opportunity to tease out an idea on the page in a professional, supported and culturally safe environment with a direct and immediate outcome. Since its inception B-Side has supported 16 Aboriginal…

Toby Martin and Dang Lan in residence

Toby Martin first worked with UTP on BANKSTOWN:LIVE where he was an artist in residence on Northam Avenue. From this experience, Toby went on to record an album titled Songs from Northam Avenue. Dang Lan accompanied Toby on this…

Bayanihan Hopping Spirit House

In 2013 UTP commissioned Alwin Reamillo to explore how the community practice of bayanihan can be creatively translated and expanded within different community contexts. Working in collaboration with residents of Bankstown, Reamillo made the sculpture from bamboo and found materials.…

Trade in residence

During 2018 we will continue our partnership with Ensemble Offspring to further develop a new work which draws on the action of weaving and the ethics of mass-production in the textiles industry.…

The Quiet Discomfort

The Quiet Discomfort is Urban Theatre Projects’ third screen-based work and our first foray into Virtual Reality. We are using this platform to explore violence – specifically towards women and children –  with the intention of inciting behavioural change in…